Students and faculty are constantly working on creative solutions to the most difficult problems in medicine.Students and faculty are constantly working on creative solutions to the most difficult problems in medicine.

Research

Biomedical Engineering is an exciting and fast-moving field with ever-changing boundaries. Here at Northwestern we are pushing those boundaries in a number of interrelated areas.

Faculty members and students are active in developing novel technologies and capabilities across a host of technically challenging fields in biomedical engineering, as well as other scientific disciplines.

Fundamental Research Areas and Medical Applications

In each area of research, our faculty target multiple medical applications.

Research Areas Cancer Cardiovascular Drug Discovery and Delivery Global Health Rehabilitation Vision
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Neural Engineering

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To find out more about biomedical engineering faculty research, visit Northwestern Scholars, a searchable database of expertise across all disciplines at Northwestern University.

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